Program

Special features of the workshop:

  • To boost knowledge on funding and working opportunities for Brazilian PhD Students, Postdocs, Junior Researchers
  • To identify complementary research strengths and facilitate the use of synergies in future research projects
  • To exchange ideas and expertise internationally, with the objective of exploring the possibility of more substantial future collaboration
  • To offer networking opportunities and to promote global mobility of researchers as key for understanding of foreign science culture
  • To identify opportunities for funding innovation in EU and Brazil

Monday, 23th October 2017 – Rio de Janeiro

Location: Laboratório de Instrumentação e Fotônica (LIF), COPPE-Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro | Universidade Federal do Ri de Janeiro, Cidade Universitária, Rua Horacio Macedo, 2030, Centro de Tecnologia, Bloco I-2000, Sala 036, Subsolo

  • 9:00 a.m. Welcome Notes

    Welcome note of Brazilian representative
    N.N.

    Welcome note of German representative
    Prof. Jürgen Popp, Director of Leibniz Institute of Photonic Technology, Jena

    Welcome note of German House of Science and Innovation - São Paulo (DWIH-SP)
    Mr. Marcio Weichert

  • 9:15 a.m. Open Lectures: Photonic Health Technologies

    Introduction to Photonic Health Technologies
    Prof. Jürgen Popp (Leibniz Institute of Photonic Technology, Jena)

    Photonic Health Technologies – Scientific Perspective
    Prof. Jürgen Popp (Leibniz Institute of Photonic Technology, Jena)


  • 10:30 a.m. Funding opportunities for research collaboration

    Dr. Kathrin Winkler (German Research Foundation, Office Latin America, São Paulo, Brazil)
    Dr. Martina Schulze/ Mrs. Rita Helene Meyer (German Academic Exchange Service - DAAD)

    Experts present individual funding opportunities. Explore the opportunities available to support the best and brightest to come to Germany - to find fellowships or funding opportunities made available by German Research Foundation and other high-level research funders.

  • 11:00 a.m. International and European Programs

    Prof. Dr. Monica Santos de Freitas (Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro, Ambassador Scientist of the Alexander-von-Humboldt-Foundation)
    Mrs. Charlotte Grawitz (EURAXESS Brazil)

    Some European and international programs focus on funding young scientists. The open-subject EU programs, Marie Sklodowska Curie activities, and the European Research Council (ERC) starting grants are of particular interest. The Alexander Humboldt Foundation also offers attractive lines of funding concerning interdisciplinary life sciences. This session provides you with valuable information on current vacancies, via first-hand information e.g. by Ambassador scientists and international EU experts.

// Lunch

  • 12:30 p.m. Elevator Pitches

    PhD-students and young Post-docs get the opportunity to present their research and expertise in a short presentation.

    In the following, customized opportunities will be explored and identified on research projects, training programs, internships and/or jobs in health technologies and life sciences at research organisations, universities, and industry.

  • 3:00 p.m. Closing Remarks

    Prof. Jürgen Popp (Leibniz Institute of Photonic Technology, Jena) &

    Mr. Marcio Weichert (German House of Science and Innovation - São Paulo)

 

Tuesday, 24th October 2017 – Sao Paulo

Location: Institute of Physics, Matão Street Nr.1371, CEP 05508-090 – Cidade Universitária

  • 9:00 a.m. Welcome Notes

    Welcome note of Brazilian representative
    N.N.

    Welcome note of German representative
    Prof. Jürgen Popp, Director of Leibniz Institute of Photonic Technology, Jena

    Welcome note of German House of Science and Innovation - São Paulo (DWIH-SP)
    Mr. Marcio Weichert

  • 9:15 a.m. Open Lectures: Photonic Health Technologies

    Introduction to Photonic Health Technologies
    Prof. Jürgen Popp (Leibniz Institute of Photonic Technology, Jena)

    Photonic Health Technologies – Scientific Perspective
    Prof. Jürgen Popp (Leibniz Institute of Photonic Technology, Jena)


  • 10:30 a.m. Funding opportunities for research collaboration

    Dr. Kathrin Winkler (German Research Foundation, Office Latin America, São Paulo, Brazil)
    Anna Barkhausen (Head of Centro de Informação São Paulo Serviço Alemão de Intercâmbio Acadêmico, Brazil)

    Experts present individual funding opportunities. Explore the opportunities available to support the best and brightest to come to Germany - to find fellowships or funding opportunities made available by German Research Foundation and other high-level research funders.

  • 11:00 a.m. International and European Programs

    Prof. Dr. Dr. Conrado Hubner Mendes (Universidade de Sao Paulo, Ambassador Scientist of the Alexander-von-Humboldt-Foundation)
    Prof. Dr. Moacyr Martucci (University of São Paulo - Polytechnic School, Brazilian NCP Coordinator for Horizon 2020)

    Some European and international programs focus on funding young scientists. The open-subject EU programs, Marie Sklodowska Curie activities, and the European Research Council (ERC) starting grants are of particular interest. The Alexander Humboldt Foundation also offers attractive lines of funding concerning interdisciplinary life sciences. This session provides you with valuable information on current vacancies, via first-hand information e.g. by Ambassador scientists and international EU experts.

// Lunch

  • 12:30 p.m. Elevator Pitches

    PhD-students and young Post-docs get the opportunity to present their research and expertise in a short presentation.

    In the following, customized opportunities will be explored and identified on research projects, training programs, internships and/or jobs in health technologies and life sciences at research organisations, universities, and industry.

  • 3:00 p.m. Closing Remarks

    Prof. Jürgen Popp (Leibniz Institute of Photonic Technology, Jena) &

    Mr. Marcio Weichert (German House of Science and Innovation - São Paulo)